Boy did I get a surprise this week . I had originally applied for a 6K tag and was turned down and given a preference point for next year. Well yesterday in the mail I received a letter from the DEC . They said the area had fewer application than anticipated and they sent me one.
I am guessing, as I have heard, that a lot of people did not apply due to the extra $10. tax on them this year.
My biggest discomfort when it comes to hunting is my feet and when they get cold or wet my hunting fun slowly turns to a job trying to keep comfortable.
In my opinion wool socks are the only socks you should be using while hunting. Any other socks do not provide the proper insulation and if they get wet all they are good for is giving you blisters. A common myth people share is that cotton socks will keep you cooler than wool because of the lighter fabric but I have noticed that wool socks in...